• Looking Back: July & August

    Looking Back: July August

    I wrote the July portion of this post over a month ago and then it just sat in my drafts folder until today, when I was going to start an August post... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: June

    Looking Back: June

    Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. Read more at:... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: May

    Looking Back:

    My favorite month of the year is over! I always like May, as it is springlike and jolly, plus it includes Mother's Day and my birthday! Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2016 TRAVEL
  • Quicksilver 100k

    Quicksilver 100k

    Last year I ran the Quicksilver (QS) 100k right in the middle of buying a house and therefore I just realized I never recapped the race. Read more

    Posted on 25 May 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: April

    Looking Back: April

    What's the saying about April? It it the one who goes in like a lion and out like a lamb? Or is it that April showers bring May flowers? Read more

    Posted on 06 May 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: March

    Looking Back: March

    March is the month of madness! I finally did my taxes (mostly), got a lot of stuff done in the yard/around the house and spent a lot of time with friends who I... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2016 TRAVEL
  • One Man's Trash

    Man's Trash

    I am always trying to get rid of things. I probably go through my closets once every month or two months and throw things away. Read more

    Posted on 22 March 2016 TRAVEL
  • Friday Fun Day

    Happy Friday everyone! I am glad this one has rolled around, as I feel as if this week has been a bit of a whirlwind. Here's to a calm Friday and a great weeken... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: February

    Looking Back: February

    This month felt shorter than normal! Ha. That was a joke... Really though, February did go by fast, but that is what happens when you are working on the weekday... Read more

    Posted on 01 March 2016 TRAVEL
  • Jed Smith 50k

    In 2014, I ran my first Jed Smith. This is what I had to say about it: I don't know that I would do this race again. I am not a huge fan of the multi loop... Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: January

    Well here we are, starting another month again. I know February is going to fly by, since it's a leap year this year! January was also quite quick, even though ... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2016 TRAVEL
  • What I Learned: Getting Financing

    Last year was very hectic for me. The reason for this is that in addition to working and running a few races, I was in the market for a home. Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Be It Ever So Humble: The Ten Cent Tour

    Ever Humble: Cent Tour

    I have had several requests from people to give everyone a tour of my "new" house.  I have to admit, I have been putting it together little by little and it's... Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Take the Money and Run

    Take Money

    It's that time of year again! Money pie time! This year was fun because a coworker loved that I did this last year and decided to join in the fun. Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Look Ahead: Goals 2016

    Last year I did not post my goals because I tend to be a private person and a lot of my goals I don't feel that I really want to put out there, even though I... Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: December

    December was packed full of fun and family and food! I am sad to see it go, while at the same time am looking forward to starting a new year full of fresh new... Read more

    Posted on 08 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2015: Running

    Best 2015: Running

    Ten years ago, in 2006 (*whoa! ten years!), I said to myself, "self, you need to get your butt in gear" and I signed up for the Bridge to Bridge Race in San... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Look Back: Goals 2015

    I just realized that I never did a goals post for 2015. However, that does not mean I did not have them. So, retroactively, I am going to do a quick rundown of... Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2016 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2015: Books

    Goodreads has the following ratings: 1 star = did not like it, 2 stars = it was okay, 3 stars = liked it, 4 stars = really liked it, 5 stars = it was amazing.... Read more

    Posted on 29 December 2015 TRAVEL
  • Ho Ho Holiday!


    I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week! Today after I get off work, I will drive up to the (snowy!) mountains where my parents live, where I will don... Read more

    Posted on 24 December 2015 TRAVEL